24 Jan '12, 7am

Gay marriages set to become legal in Washington

LOS ANGELES - The northwestern United States state of Washington looks set to become the seventh in the nation to allow gay marriage, after a lawmaker who holds the decision-making balance came out in favour. Ms Mary Margaret Haugen, a Democrat, said she had thought long and hard before deciding which way to cast her vote, which should ensure passage of a bill granting equal marriage rights to gay couples. "I have very strong Christian beliefs. For me personally, I have always believed in traditional marriage between a man and a woman. That is what I believe, to this day," she said, explaining the decision on her website. "But this issue isn't about just what I believe. It's about respecting others, including people who may believe differently than I. It's about whether everyone has the same opportunities for love and companionship and family and security that I have enjoy...

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